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Editing Tip of the Month

Editing Tip of the Month

Go easy on the ing words. Why? Too many ing words weakens your text. I don’t mean nouns like spelling, inkling, sibling, and so forth. This issue occurs when you add ing to too many verbs—singing, walking, talking, hopping. There’s nothing wrong with an occasional ing verb form, but when it’s overused, it deadens your writing. Which of these two…

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